aJawain or Ajwain is one such spice which is found in every Indian household. Dal tempering is incomplete without it. Did you know that Ajwain originally originated in India and is derived from a herb plant? The seeds come in olive green and brown color and this seed has a strong aroma due to which this herb is known as Ugragandha in Sanskrit. Celery is rich in minerals, fiber, vitamins and antioxidants. You can drink it raw or with water or tea to enjoy its benefits.
Ajwain has not one but many health benefits which include instant relief from indigestion or acidity, helping to treat a common cold, taking care of ear and toothache, clearing the skin, reducing the pain of arthritis, etc.
But did you know that there are also some side effects of celery that you should know:
- If you like to eat celery, then be careful! Excessive consumption of oregano can often lead to gas and acid reflux.
- Celery contains thymol which may cause dizziness, nausea and vomiting (only if you are allergic)
- According to a report from Pharmeasy, celery seeds contain powerful bioactive compounds, and they can cause inflammation in the mouth, resulting in irritation and mouth ulcers.
If you are pregnant then you should avoid ajwain. Carom seeds can harm the development of the fetus.
- Not only this, excessive consumption of raw oregano is considered toxic as it can result in fatal poisoning.
- If you are having surgery, you should avoid it. Pharmacy reports say that celery supplements may increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Therefore, it is advisable to stop consuming ajwain 2 weeks before the surgery.